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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)

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Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow. The smartphone has a 5-inch Super AMOLED HD display. It has an 8MP rear camera with an LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera. The device is powered by a quad-core 1.5GHz Spreadtrum processor and 1.5GB RAM. It has 8GB internal storage which can further be expanded via a microSD card. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and a microUSB 2.0 port. The device is powered by a Li-Ion 2,600 mAh battery. The latest mobile in J-series is Samsung Galaxy J2 2018.
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Key Specifications

  • Spreadtrum SC8830
  • 1.5GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • 2600 mAh battery
  • 8 M.Pixels rear & 5 M.Pixels selfie
  • Dual SIM (Micro-SIM)
  • Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Price in India

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Price starts at Rs. 5,999.

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016): Pros & Cons

7.7
out of 10
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  • Good Stuff
  • Unique Smart Glow LED light around the primary camera is a nice touch
  • Power and data saving feature help people living in remote areas
  • Bad Stuff
  • An important sensor for any smartphone device that is ambient light sensor, it’s missing
  • Insufficient internal storage, and low amount of RAM makes the device slow while multitasking
  • High pricing

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Details

The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) is an upgraded version of the previously launched Galaxy J2 but is identical to the Galaxy J3 (2016) in terms of specs. Just to add a bit of flavour, the J2 (2016) has a couple of tweaks. The smartphone is available in white, gold and black colour variants and sports a refreshing design at the back. 
Platform and Features
The Galaxy J2 (2016) ensures users with the latest Android experience as the smartphone runs the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system out of the box. The device is unique in many ways, firstly the back panel features a new design where the logo is crafted, the camera module is surrounded by a notification panel which displays all the RGB colours which can be set according to your convenience. The device also comes with the S-bike mode that lets you ride without having to attend calls.  
Camera and Display
You can capture brilliant shots and record Full HD videos using the 8-megapixel rear camera that is paired with an LED flash to aid in low light. The Quick Launch feature ensures that you never miss out on any beautiful moment. On the front, the Galaxy J2 (2016) comes with a 5-megapixel camera that can be used for capturing selfies and also video calling via apps like Skype, Messenger, etc. The smartphone flaunts a 5-inch HD Super AMOLED display that has deep contrast and reproduces vivid colours that pave the way for an enriched visual experience. 
Performance and Storage
Although the Galaxy device is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Spreadtrum chipset, Samsung has integrated the chipset with Turbo Speed Technology (TST) that automatically kills apps at the background to ensure smooth sailing. The J2 (2016) is coupled with 1.5GB of RAM that takes care of multitasking and along with TST ensures a lag-free smartphone experience. You needn't worry about storage as the Galaxy J2 (2016) comes with 8GB of internal storage space which can further be expanded via a microSD card to accommodate apps and your personal data. 
Battery and Connectivity
The device packs a Li-Ion 2,600 mAh battery that is enough for a normal user to last throughout the day. In terms of connectivity, there are options like 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, and a microUSB 2.0 port. Equipped with the Ultra Data Saving Mode, it saves your 4G data usage by restricting background applications from consuming unnecessary data. 

Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016) Specifications

Summary

Processor Spreadtrum SC8830
Display
Storage 8GB
Rear Camera 8 M.Pixels
Battery 2600 mAh
RAM 1.5GB

General

Dimensions 5.6x2.8x0.3 inches
Weight 138 grams
Water Resistant No

Processor

Chipset Spreadtrum SC8830
No of Cores 4 (Quad Core)
CPU 1.5 GHz
Graphics Mali-400MP2

Software

Operating System Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Storage

RAM 1.5GB
Internal 8GB
Expandable MicroSD, 128GB

Display

Display Type Super AMOLED
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Color Reproduction 16M Colors
Screen to body percentage 68.1 %
Pixel Density 294 pixels per inch (ppi)
Touchscreen type Capacitive

Camera

Selfie 5 M.Pixels
Rear 8 M.Pixels
Rear Camera Features Rear Flash
Selfie Camera Features No
Video 720p@30fps

Battery

Type Li-Ion
Capacity 2600 mAh
Fast Charging No
Talk time 14 hrs (3G)

Connectivity

SIM Configuration Dual SIM (Micro-SIM)
Bluetooth v4.1 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Infrared No
Voice Over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
NFC Chipset No

Sensors

Fingerprint sensor No
Accelerometer Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Other Sensors Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor
Disclaimer: Specifications shown may be different from the actual product. We cannot guarantee that the information provided on this page is 100% correct. Please check with the retailer before purchasing.

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By Krishna Mahato, 43 months ago
Its good for only those person who want phone for call,camera
but it is bad for who need games it cannot use many games only few small at least 5 only
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1/5
never ever purchase this Samsung smartphone
By mukulkamboj100, 44 months ago
brother Samsung company just loots its customers. it has no specifications according to price. better go for xiomi redmi and letv phones.
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gyroscope sensor
By Shubham Sawant, 46 months ago
Is Samsung galaxy J2 (2016) loaded with gyroscope sensor or not?
Because my Samsung galaxy J2 (2016) does not loaded with gyroscope sensor.
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one of the bad technology
By bhaveshbhai2, 46 months ago
Samsung maintenance is highest it is higher then i phone if your touch damage then they charge 5200 for replace
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5/5
good phone but price
By karmpalyadav1, 49 months ago
price high 7300 something good phone and price please low price
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